Business resiliency

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Managed services help enterprises power hybrid IT

Written by Jeanetta Clement | February 12, 2018 | Business resiliency, Cloud, Manage cloud

Staying up to date on technology trends and gaining access to the right skills requires an experienced provider that can meet your hybrid IT needs. Large or small, organizations look to trusted managed services providers to address a range of issues around cost, complexity, service quality and risk. Here are eight reasons why your organization more

Five ways SD-WAN equips enterprises to improve network security

Written by Rick Key | January 10, 2018 | Business resiliency, Cloud, Software-defined

Network security had a pretty tough year in 2017. From the WannaCry virus to the Equifax breach, the world of data communications has gotten a lot scarier for enterprises and consumers alike. While the headlines have been alarming, overall industry trends are mixed. According to a recent report by the Ponemon Institute, the average cost more

What girl scouts can teach you about blockchain

Written by Jason Kelley | December 20, 2017 | Business resiliency, Business transformation, Digital reinvention

Having trouble getting your head around how blockchain IT works and why it’s important for business? In order to help simplify things for you (and in the spirit of it being Girl Scout cookie season), let’s look back at a model that any former Girl or Boy Scout knows well: the fire triangle. The fire more

A new day requires new ways: designing “Digital Change” for effective transformation

Written by Tina Marron-Partridge | October 11, 2017 | Business resiliency, Business transformation, Digital reinvention

The tectonic plates of business and technology are shifting. In our anytime, anywhere world, the rate of change business leaders face is advancing in the blink of an eye. Today’s business norm is to optimize disruptive innovations powered by a digital revolution. The digitization of work and talent is driving a need for new approaches more

Resiliency orchestration: The answer to disaster recovery challenges for a hybrid environment

Written by Chandra Sekhar Pulamarasetti | March 14, 2017 | Business resiliency, Business transformation, Manage cloud...

Disaster recovery in a hybrid IT environment within business-defined service-level agreements is challenging. Workloads are deployed across physical, virtual and cloud environments. There are interdependencies between various layers of IT infrastructure and applications. Whenever there’s a widespread outage, the recovery of a single device, component or application may have little impact on restoring the full more

From CMO to CXO – The data-driven journey towards building a deeper understanding of consumers

Written by Matt Candy | February 23, 2016 | Business resiliency, Business transformation

Our industry is not only changing, but converging. This year’s CMO Study by IBM reveals that as part of an effort to secure their customers, 63 per cent of CMOs state that delivering deeper, richer customer experiences is the top marketing priority in 2016. But how can we shift from this act of recognition to more